Microscopy for Beginners

When:
18th January 2020 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
2020-01-18T09:30:00+00:00
2020-01-18T16:30:00+00:00
Where:
Eathorpe Village Hall
Eathorpe
Warwickshire
CV33 9DE
Cost:
25.00
Contact:
Barry Meatyard

Introduction to the world of microscopy for beekeepers. Suitable for those new to microscopy.

  • We will cover:-
  • The parts of the microscope and what they do;
  • Caring for and setting up a microscope
  • The uses of microscopes in beekeeping
  • The basic materials and equipment needed to get started
  • Some simple slide making techniques
  • Making your own glycerine jelly mountant
  • Using a microscope to identify Nosema
  • Attaching a camera to a microscope (including some simple and cheap DIY ideas!)

Participants will be provided with a starter kit to support microscopy at home.

Refreshments provided, bring your own packed lunch.

Cost : £25 per person